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  • 5 Dead as Torrential Rains Slam Northeast

    5 Dead as Torrential Rains Slam Northeast
    (CNN) -- A massive storm system made its way up the Eastern Seaboard Friday, leaving flooded neighborhoods and roadways in its wake. The storm is forecast to drop heavy rain in the Northeast as the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole interact with an...
  • Has the Peninsula been snubbed over federal judgeships?

    Has the Peninsula been snubbed over federal judgeships?
    The Peninsula and Middle Peninsula now account for nearly 30 percent of all federal cases filed in the Hampton Roads region. That includes nearly 40 percent of all federal criminal cases filed, statistics show. Yet none of Hampton Roads' six federal...
  • Better days are ahead for Hampton Roads' economy, ODU economists say

    Better days are ahead for Hampton Roads' economy, ODU economists say
    Look for growth in jobs, retail sales and hotel room revenue and a decline in foreclosures in Hampton Roads in 2011, Old Dominion University economists said Wednesday. But there's still a ways to go before the region and the nation regain all the jobs...
  • Where Norm Wood's Fab 15 are going to college

    Every summer, Atlantic Coast Conference reporter Norm Wood releases his own list of the top 15 recruits in the state. We call it the Fab 15. Here's a rundown of the players that made the cut last summer, and where they signed their letters of intent:...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech recruit Finney-Smith snubbed for McDonald's game

    Teel Time: Virginia Tech recruit Finney-Smith snubbed for McDonald's game
    One day after their first meeting of this regular season turned into a classic, Duke and North Carolina added to their collections of McDonald's All-Americans. The 12-player teams announced Thursday for the March 30 McDonald's All-American Game in...
  • Mosquitoes: Southern Pest Control offers $200 spray service for $49 ...deal ends soon!

    Mosquitoes: Southern Pest Control offers $200 spray service for $49 ...deal ends soon!
    $49 for mosquito spray service from Southern Pest Control ($200 value) http://dpsavvysteals.com/hampton-roads/offers/85?ru=email Why do mosquitoes buzz in peoples' ears? Who cares, just get them out of here so I can enjoy my backyard this summer!...
  • Board member questions proposed 10-point grading scale in NNPS

    Moving to a 10-point grading scale in Newport News, as proposed at last night's board meeting, would allow students to earn a "D" and pass a class with a 60 percent. Currently, students must earn at least 65 percent in a class to pass it. Board member...
  • New ID card for Virginia veterans is here

    New ID card for Virginia veterans is here
    A program for Virginia veterans launched Wednesday may open the door to more discounts at retail outlets in Hampton Roads. Gov. Bob McDonnell announced that Virginia veterans can now receive a wallet-sized identification card through the Department of...
  • Youth grants go to Peninsula teens for anti-smoking messages

    Youth grants go to Peninsula teens for anti-smoking messages
    The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth has awarded $2,000 mini-grants to eight youth organizations across Virginia to support chapters of VFHY’s national award-winning Y Street teen volunteer group. The first recipients of the 2012-13 Y Street...
  • Lackey Clinic hires new medical director

    Lackey Clinic hires new medical director
    The Lackey Free Clinic in Yorktown reports that it has hired Dr. Ralph Robertson as medical director.  The clinic provides skilled and compassionate health care and counseling to the medically disadvantaged on the Peninsula. Since 2008, Dr. Robertson has...
  • Tickets to concerts by Duran Duran, Jason Aldean go on sale Friday, June 15

    Tickets to concerts by Duran Duran, Jason Aldean go on sale Friday, June 15
    Here are two separate chunks of local concert news. Eighties dance-rock kings Duran Duran will play Portsmouth on Aug. 22. Meanwhile, country rocker Jason Aldean is headed for the Virginia Beach on Aug. 24. Tickets to both shows go on sale 10 a.m. Friday,...